Best Of The Best: 2017 J.O. National Champions Crowned In Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS, May 6-7, 2017 -- Twelve U.S. Junior Olympic all-around champions were crowned during the two days of competition at the 2017 Women's Junior Olympic National Championships at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Level 10 is the highest level in the Junior Olympic program, which is just under the elite level.

The Junior Olympic National Championships is the culmination event for the competitive season. The competition features 12 age divisions (Junior A, Junior B, Junior C, Junior D, Junior E, Junior F, Senior A, Senior B, Senior C, Senior D, Senior E and Senior F), which are determined by birth date.

See the champions below and check out FULL RESULTS HERE

Junior A

All-around -- Leanne Wong of Great American Gymnastics Express, 37.950; vault -- Selena Harris of Gymcats Gymnastics, 9.775; uneven bars -- Sydney Morris of 1st Class Gymnastics, 9.625; balance beam -- Claire Dean of Head Over Heels, 9.575; floor exercise -- Faith Torrez of Scamps Gymnastics, 9.575
Team -- Region 1, 151.700

Junior B

All-around -- Aleah Finnegan of GAGE, 38.300; vault -- Taylor Hipolito of AIM, 9.800; uneven bars -- Ella Cesario of Legacy Elite and Alexis Jeffrey of GAGE, 9.625; balance beam -- Lauren Pearl of Brestyan's American Gymnastics, 9.650; floor exercise -- Hipolito and Danielle Sievers of AAGA, 9.600, 9.600
Team -- Region 3, 152.200

Junior C

All-around -- Quinn Smith of Arizona Sunrays, 38.000; vault -- Smith, 9.800; uneven bars -- Alyssa Al-Ashari of Twistars USA, 9.725; balance beam -- Grace McCallum of Twin City Twisters and Corinne Bunagan of ENA Paramus, 9.575; floor exercise -- McCallum, 9.600
Team -- Region 5, 151.375

Junior D

All-around - Haleigh Bryant of Everest Gymnastics, 38.550; vault - Bryant, 9.850; uneven bars - Carly Bauman of Chow's, 9.750; balance beam - Colbi Flory of Texas Dreams, 9.700; floor exercise - Bryant, 9.675
Team -- Region 1, 152.425

Junior E

All-around - Jillian Hoffman of SCEGA, 38.500; vault - JerQuavia Henderson of Gym Corner, 9.900; uneven bars - Hoffman and Rylie Mundell of CGI, 9.700; balance beam - Luisa Blanco of WOGA, 9.650; floor exercise - Hoffman, 9.750
Team -- Region 3, 152.850

Junior F

All-around - Matilyn Waligora of Olympia, 38.575; vault - Gabryel Wilson of Olympia and Cassie Stevens of Arizona Sunrays, 9.875; uneven bars - Grace Evans of Gym Academy Atlanta, 9.675; balance beam - Helen Hu of IK Gymnastics, 9.625; floor exercise - Waligora, 9.725
Team -- Region 5, 153.225

Senior A

All-around -- Kai Rivers of Twistars USA, 38.525; vault -- Rivers, 9.875; uneven bars -- Rivers, 9.700; balance beam -- Payton Richards of Aerial Gymnastics Club and Jenna Dunn of Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy, 9.525; floor exercise -- Chloe Widner of Texas Dreams Gymnastics and Adela Stonecipher of Flips Texas, 9.675; and Team -- Region 1, 151.650

Senior B

All-around -- Makarri Doggette of Buckeye Gymnastics, 38.750; vault -- Doggette, 9.850; uneven bars -- Cristal Isa of Gymcats, 9.700; balance beam -- Rachel Baumann of WOGA, 9.725; floor exercise -- Doggette, 9.750
Team -- Region 1, 153.175

Senior C

All-around-- Maya Bordas of Capital Gymnastics (Texas) and Milan Clausi of Olympus, 38.425; vault-- Abby Heiskell of Southeastern and Allie Stern of Perfect Balance Training Center, 9.850; uneven bars-- Colby Miller of Perfection Gymnastics, 9.800; balance beam -- Adrienne Randall of SCEGA, 9.650; floor exercise -- Kaylee Quinn of North Stars, 9.700
Team -- Region 7, 153.150

Senior D

All-around - Abby Brenner of Metroplex, 38.750; vault - Natalie Wojcik of Stallone, 9.850; uneven bars - Brenner, 9.700; balance beam - Lauren Navarro of Gliders, 9.675; floor exercise - Brenner, 9.800
Team -- Region 1, 154.025

Senior E

All-around - Rachael Flam of Stars Texas, 38.625; vault - Flam and Anastasia Webb of IGI, 9.900; uneven bars - Kennedy Johnson of Gymstars and Emma Hartzler of Iowa Gym Academy, 9.725; balance beam - Belle Huang of EGS, 9.600; floor exercise - Flam, Evy Schoepfer of Triad and Ona Loper of Summit, 9.725
Team -- Region 3, 153.350

Senior F

All-around - Nia Dennis of Legacy Elite, 38.800; vault - Lexi Graber of Coast Elite, 10.000; uneven bars - Nina Schank of Head Over Heels, 9.750; balance beam - Lexy Ramler of Kidsport, 9.800; floor exercise - Kyana George of Metroplex, 9.825
Team -- Region 4, 153.425

The top four all-around athletes in each age division qualify to the 2017 Junior Olympic National Team and are invited to attend a national training camp.


Related:
Full Results: 2017 J.O. Nationals
Complete List Of Qualifiers For 2017 Level 10 J.O. Nationals
Master List: College-Committed 2017 J.O. Nationals Competitors

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